ASEAN University Network - Health Promotion Network
ASEAN University Network - Health Promotion Network (AUN-HPN) was established in 2014 as thematic network of AUN, and has been serving as a regional network of people and universities working towards a better and healthier society.
Currently, the AUN-HPN membership consists of 30 core members and 9 associate members across the 10 ASEAN countries.
MISSION – Toward Better Health & Prosperity of ASEAN
To serve as a platform for ASEAN higher education institutions for collaboration among themselves and with other key stakeholders for the purpose of “Health Promotion” in the ASEAN region.
To share knowledge, skills, and resources among the network members to build capacity for health promotion and develop innovative solutions to common health challenges in the region.
Using health promotion as a unifying theme, nurture (through inter-professional education) strong collaboration among various health-care personnel in the ASEAN region.
Facilitate capacity building activities in the area of health promotion to reduce the capacity gap among ASEAN countries.
Facilitate exchange and mobility for students, university faculty staff and health-care professional for experiential learning and research collaboration on issues related to health promotion.
Work collaboratively toward empowerment of communities for good health in the region.
Advocate for relevant health policies on a regional scale related to health promotion.
Minimize the economic burden of health care for the region through health promotion.
Manage and raise funds to support network activities for sustainability
To create a discussion platform for stakeholders (policy-maker, health professionals, university students, communities, and other partners) involved in health promotion activities within the ASEAN region for intellectual exchange and experience-sharing on the successes, lesson-learned and good practices.
To document outcomes of current health promotion policies and practices being implemented by participating universities with a view to promoting effective health promotion policies and practices in cross-border collaboration among ASEAN universities.
To promote the roles of universities in health promotion, particularly on action-oriented policy that related to community and public health.
To proactively promote platforms for knowledge sharing in the area of health promotion.
To make recommendations for further development of the collaboration framework on interdisciplinary health promotion in the East Asian region.